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Old 03-07-2007, 02:55 AM   #1
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Any tried this clone from AHS, what do you think. I want to make an IPA from one of AHS' extract kits.

http://www.austinhomebrew.com/produc...oducts_id=1097

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I haven't tried this one, but I brewed their clone of Pete's Wicked Ale, and it tastes just like the real deal, to me. Anchor Steam Liberty Ale is delicious. I say, go for it.

I'll be brewing AHS's Irish Red Ale some time this week. My extract kit arrived today. Looking forward to that!

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Petes Wicked is good I havent had that in a while. Im gonna go for it, I hope it is close.

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I did a california common clone from AHS, drank the first two last night, came out real nice. Good blend of maltiness with a moderately bitter bite.

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I don't know about the kit, but if he has the recipe posted, we can compare it. I have a pretty accurate Liberty Ale recipe saved.

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Any tried this clone from AHS, what do you think. I want to make an IPA from one of AHS' extract kits.

http://www.austinhomebrew.com/produc...oducts_id=1097
Anchors beers are all pretty simple recipes. Its probably just some 2-row, a lbs or 2 of munich, northern brewer and cascade hops, chico yeast.
og 1.060(ish)
ibu 50-60

Thier liberty ale is my fav IPA.
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That is a great IPA. It was the first one available in Oklahoma. Only problem is it's about $8, while I can get Bridgeport for $6.39.

Oh and as a point of clarification and not to be an EAC, but it's the Anchor brewing company, not Anchor Steam. That's just one of their beers.

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That is a great IPA. It was the first one available in Oklahoma. Only problem is it's about $8, while I can get Bridgeport for $6.39.

Oh and as a point of clarification and not to be an EAC, but it's the Anchor brewing company, not Anchor Steam. That's just one of their beers.
Well you are and EAC!!! haha j/k. I actually knew that but had a brain fart when i posted the topic. I never have tried Anchor's steam beer. I bought this clone from AHS today so i cant wait to brew it!
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Slightly off topic... some of you may notice that AHS's version of Pete's beers are no longer listed. They can email you the recipe for their version but cannot sell the kits due to a request from a lawyer at Pete's. I got the recipe info for AHS's version of Pete's Red Rush and just received all the ingredients yesterday. I'll be brewing that up this weekend.
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Well you are and EAC!!! haha j/k. I actually knew that but had a brain fart when i posted the topic. I never have tried Anchor's steam beer. I bought this clone from AHS today so i cant wait to brew it!
I finally got the EAC nod! Thanks! check my title.
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